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Andrea Bailey BACP Accredited Counsellor

Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO4
07772 714 807 Registered / Accredited
Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO4

About me

I am an experienced qualified and accredited Integrative Counsellor, with over 15 years experience.  I draw on various approaches (Psychodynamic, CBT and Humanistic) to suit each individual client, with an aim of helping you explore your emotional and mental health concerns.

As a NHS Counsellor and Supervisor, I work with a wide range of issues, such as depression, anxiety, stress, self esteem, bereavement, PTSD/Trauma, childhood trauma, anger management, loss, long term health conditions; sexual abuse, relationship and family issues, cultural concerns, work related issues and spirituality.

My years of experience as a Counsellor include working as a University Counsellor, Bereavement Counsellor at St Christopher's Hospice, London where I co-facilitated a Bereavement Training course.  At MIND mental health charity and with RASAC for women who experienced rape and sexual abuse.

I work successfully with Couples, Individuals, Groups and Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP's), including BUPA & AVIVA, providing counselling for short term and longer term; as well as Supervision for Counsellors.

I offer one to one, open ended and short-term therapy to young people, adults and couples in a supportive, encouraging, confidential and safe environment.

Couples Therapy

Couples need to be a team and sometimes need a team around them.  I, as your Counsellor, am that for you. Whether to improve aspects of your relationship or if you are in the process of separation and/or divorce help in easing this often difficult transition.

My role is to help you:

  • Build better communication skills
  • Explore renewed ways of trusting each other
  • Problem solve together
  • Plan for the future

Please feel free to contact me on 07772 714807, email: info@andreabaileycounselling.co.uk

Supervisor - (Please also view Supervisor page for further details)
I am a qualified Supervisor within the NHS and offer supervision within my private practice to Counsellors and Student Counsellors. I recognise the importance of having a supportive and encouraging relationship in guidance of your own practice.

For more details please contact me on 07772 714807, email: info@andreabaileycounselling.co.uk

Training, qualifications & experience

I am bound by the BACP Ethical Code of Practice and am regularly supervised.

  • Diploma Integrative Counselling
  • Certificate in Psychodynamic and Humanistic Counselling
  • Certificate in Stress Management
  • Certificate in Bereavement Counselling


Additional Training:

  • EMDR Accredited
  • IPT (Interpersonal Psychotherapy) trained and accredited - NICE recommended (IAPT/NHS)
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
  • Compassion Focussed Therapy
  • Couples & Relationship Training
  • Certificate in Clinical Supervision (British Psychological Society)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Training/Coaching in building self-esteem and confidence for women - www.bewonderfulwomen.co.uk

Supervision for counsellors qualified and in training.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • EMDR
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

Individual sessions - £50 per session (Concessions available for those on low income and students - Please bring proof of Student ID)

Couple counselling - £60 per hour/ £90 for 1.5 hours

Supervision - £50 per hour (1.5 hours - £75) (Reduced fees available) - I adhere to BACP code of ethics

Short term and Open ended counselling offered, face-to-face, telephone and video linking.


Further information

Specialisms

PTSD - Trauma
Loss/Bereavement
Childhood trauma
Anger Management issues

Trainer/Workshops for Women in building confidence and self-esteem - www.bewonderfulwomen.co.uk

I additionally work within the black and ethnic minority community and registered with BAATN (Black and Asian Therapist Network).

Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checked

Southsea
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO4

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

Availability

Monday to Friday - some evening appointments available. Saturday 9am to 1pm

Face-to-face, Telephone and Video link

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

Supervision.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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